Operations & Maintenance Traineee – Northern

  • Position Vacant
  • Cobram

Website Goulburn Valley Water

Goulburn Valley Water (GVW) provides quality water and wastewater services to 54 towns in North Central Victoria. Our core purpose is to deliver safe, reliable and affordable water services to residential, commercial and industrial customers.

Start your career in the water industry, completing a nationally recognised qualification – and be paid for it!

We are seeking applicants of an Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent to undertake a 24 month traineeship in the field of Operations and Maintenance, based in Cobram.

In this role you will learn what is involved in maintaining the Corporation’s water and wastewater reticulation systems and associated assets to satisfy our customer service standards.

You will have

  • A willingness to learn about the water industry, take direction and apply enthusiasm to the role
  • The ability and passion to work as part of a team
  • Ability to demonstrate and display GVW Values – Service Excellence, Open Communication, Our People, Teamwork, Safety
  • Absolute commitment to Occupational Health and Safety
  • Confidence to communicate with a range of people via various methods
  • Self-motivation with an ambition to succeed
  • Basic computer skills
  • Probationary Drivers Licence


  • Classification GVW2 – commencing at $52,435 (% applied according to age)
  • 9.5% Superannuation
  • Fully funded qualification – Cert 3 in Water Operations

    Trainee Benefits
  • Earn while you learn
  • Obtain on the job training and essential work experience
  • Be supported every step of the way
  • With an experienced mentor to support and guide you through, our aim is to see you succeed and confidently grow in a personal and professional sense.

    To be eligible for an indigenous traineeship, applicants must:

  • Be of Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander descent;
  • Identify as an Australian Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander;
  • Only Aboriginal and/or Torres Strait Islander people are eligible to apply for this position. This action constitutes a special measure under section 12 of the Equal Opportunity Act 2010 (VIC)

For further information on this opportunity please contact Michael McShane – District Manager – Northern – 0407 221 311

Applications close 5pm, Friday 4 December 2020


Please visit our website to view the position description and to submit your application

Goulburn Valley Water is an equal opportunity employer valuing all people, diverse backgrounds, experiences and perspectives

To apply for this job please visit www.gvwater.vic.gov.au.